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University welcomes public for Stargazing Live event

Over 700 members of the public and amateur astronomers descended on Stag Hill campus on 29 March for an evening of star gazing, hosted by Surrey’s Department of Physics and Astrophysics research group.

Professor Mark Gieles elected to join the editorial board of the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

Professor Mark Gieles, Head of the Astrophysics Research Group within the Department of Physics, has recently been elected to join the editorial board of the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society (MNRAS).

Vice-Chancellor’s Alumni Award winners announced

Saudi academic Dr Lina Hammad has been named as the alumna of the year for 2016 for her inspirational work as dean of the only female university in the kingdom, empowering and encouraging staff and students to succeed and use their knowledge to help and educate society.

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